The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 594 671 686
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 318 311 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 261 270 238
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,600
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 295 £50,000 - 28
London +81 148 £52,500 -4.54% 8
South East +36 87 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Berkshire +21 39 £60,000 +9.09% 2
City of London +56 23 £51,000 -7.27% 2
Reading +16 23 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +5 20 £45,250 +20.66% 3
North West +14 17 £42,500 -15.00%
Kent +27 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Hampshire +12 15 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Yorkshire +6 15 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Leeds +25 14 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Surrey +21 13 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England +8 13 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Manchester +1 10 £42,500 +14.86%
Farnborough +6 9 £41,000 +17.14%
Dartford - 9 - - 1
Hayes - 7 £40,000 -
South Wales - 7 £48,000 -
Wales - 7 £48,000 -
Bedfordshire +21 6 £51,250 -2.38% 1
South West +8 6 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Cambridgeshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £47,500 - 1
Scotland +13 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Maidstone +3 5 £42,500 +95.40%
Bracknell - 5 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire +12 4 £50,750 +22.28%
Reigate +11 4 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -18 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 617 (85.93%) Network Security
2 592 (82.45%) Firewall
3 580 (80.78%) Cisco
4 407 (56.69%) CheckPoint
5 371 (51.67%) Cisco Certification
6 302 (42.06%) CCNP
7 285 (39.69%) Cisco ASA
8 264 (36.77%) Palo Alto
9 258 (35.93%) VPN
10 240 (33.43%) Juniper
11 182 (25.35%) F5
12 166 (23.12%) LAN
13 164 (22.84%) CCNA
14 156 (21.73%) WAN
15 120 (16.71%) SIEM
16 119 (16.57%) Wireless
17 105 (14.62%) MPLS
18 100 (13.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 100 (13.93%) Data Centre
19 98 (13.65%) BGP
20 93 (12.95%) Degree
21 91 (12.67%) OSPF
22 87 (12.12%) CCSE
22 87 (12.12%) Fortinet
23 82 (11.42%) ITIL
24 80 (11.14%) TCP/IP
25 79 (11.00%) Security Cleared
25 79 (11.00%) Network Management
26 77 (10.72%) Change Management
27 76 (10.58%) Intrusion Detection

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (3.20%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (1.67%) IIS
4 5 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.70%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) Confluence
6 1 (0.14%) JBoss
6 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.70%) MS Office
2 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.84%) SaaS
4 5 (0.70%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.42%) Office 365
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 617 (85.93%) Network Security
2 592 (82.45%) Firewall
3 285 (39.69%) Cisco ASA
4 258 (35.93%) VPN
5 166 (23.12%) LAN
6 156 (21.73%) WAN
7 119 (16.57%) Wireless
8 105 (14.62%) MPLS
9 98 (13.65%) BGP
10 91 (12.67%) OSPF
11 80 (11.14%) TCP/IP
12 76 (10.58%) Intrusion Detection
13 73 (10.17%) SSL
14 66 (9.19%) Cisco ISE
14 66 (9.19%) EIGRP
15 63 (8.77%) DNS
16 61 (8.50%) Cisco Nexus
17 53 (7.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 52 (7.24%) DHCP
18 52 (7.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (0.42%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.28%) MySQL
5 1 (0.14%) Big Data
5 1 (0.14%) DB2
5 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (8.64%) Finance
2 58 (8.08%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.43%) Banking
4 34 (4.74%) Law
5 20 (2.79%) Retail
6 13 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.25%) Legal
8 7 (0.97%) Games
9 4 (0.56%) Back Office
9 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.42%) Advertising
10 3 (0.42%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
11 2 (0.28%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.13%) 802.1X
2 16 (2.23%) Web Services
3 5 (0.70%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.56%) XML
5 3 (0.42%) .NET
5 3 (0.42%) ELK Stack
5 3 (0.42%) JSON
5 3 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.42%) REST
5 3 (0.42%) SOAP
6 2 (0.28%) Middleware
6 2 (0.28%) XMPP
7 1 (0.14%) CGI
7 1 (0.14%) ISPF
7 1 (0.14%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.93%) Data Centre
2 66 (9.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 62 (8.64%) RSA SecurID
4 46 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (1.95%) Internet of Things
8 12 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 7 (0.97%) Statistics
10 6 (0.84%) PKI
10 6 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (0.56%) Replication
12 3 (0.42%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.42%) Equities
12 3 (0.42%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.42%) iPad
12 3 (0.42%) PlayStation
12 3 (0.42%) Spread Betting
13 2 (0.28%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (8.91%) Windows
2 52 (7.24%) Linux
3 41 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 17 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.97%) Unix
7 4 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.28%) Android
8 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) MVS
9 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (16.71%) SIEM
2 82 (11.42%) ITIL
3 79 (11.00%) Network Management
4 77 (10.72%) Change Management
5 76 (10.58%) Presales
6 74 (10.31%) Service Delivery
7 69 (9.61%) Kalman Filter
8 50 (6.96%) Security Architecture
9 44 (6.13%) DDoS Mitigation
10 40 (5.57%) Network Monitoring
11 38 (5.29%) Information Security
12 35 (4.87%) Penetration Testing
13 32 (4.46%) Load Balancing
14 31 (4.32%) Migration
15 30 (4.18%) ITIL V3
15 30 (4.18%) Mentoring
15 30 (4.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 27 (3.76%) Network Design
17 23 (3.20%) B2B
18 22 (3.06%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.76%) Python
1 27 (3.76%) SQL
2 25 (3.48%) Perl
3 24 (3.34%) C
4 17 (2.37%) Ruby
5 8 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.42%) C++
7 3 (0.42%) PHP
7 3 (0.42%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.42%) Tcl
8 1 (0.14%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.14%) CLIST
8 1 (0.14%) Java
8 1 (0.14%) JCL
8 1 (0.14%) REXX
Qualifications
1 371 (51.67%) Cisco Certification
2 302 (42.06%) CCNP
3 164 (22.84%) CCNA
4 93 (12.95%) Degree
5 87 (12.12%) CCSE
6 79 (11.00%) Security Cleared
7 70 (9.75%) CCIE
8 61 (8.50%) CCSA
9 51 (7.10%) SC Cleared
10 50 (6.96%) CCSP
11 33 (4.60%) JNCIP
12 31 (4.32%) CISSP
12 31 (4.32%) SSCP
13 30 (4.18%) CCIP
14 25 (3.48%) JNCIS
15 20 (2.79%) CEH
15 20 (2.79%) JNCIA
16 13 (1.81%) CCVP
17 12 (1.67%) CCDP
18 8 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (13.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (8.08%) SLA
3 31 (4.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.42%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.28%) QA
6 1 (0.14%) GPG13
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.25%) Firmware
5 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.70%) ProxySG
6 5 (0.70%) vSphere
7 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.42%) KVM
8 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.28%) XenApp
8 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.14%) RACF
9 1 (0.14%) Snort
9 1 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 64 (8.91%) FortiGate
2 19 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (2.23%) Nessus
4 9 (1.25%) Nagios
4 9 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (0.97%) AirWatch
5 7 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.56%) Cacti
7 3 (0.42%) Kibana
7 3 (0.42%) logstash
7 3 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.42%) SmokePing
8 2 (0.28%) Endace
8 2 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.28%) Juniper STRM
8 2 (0.28%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.14%) QRadar
9 1 (0.14%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 580 (80.78%) Cisco
2 407 (56.69%) CheckPoint
3 264 (36.77%) Palo Alto
4 240 (33.43%) Juniper
5 182 (25.35%) F5
6 87 (12.12%) Fortinet
7 67 (9.33%) SolarWinds
8 66 (9.19%) HP
8 66 (9.19%) Riverbed
9 64 (8.91%) Microsoft
10 55 (7.66%) VMware
11 53 (7.38%) Intel Security
12 52 (7.24%) Meraki
13 51 (7.10%) Blue Coat
13 51 (7.10%) Qualys
14 42 (5.85%) Aruba
15 40 (5.57%) ArcSight
16 26 (3.62%) AlgoSec
17 22 (3.06%) Cyber-Ark
17 22 (3.06%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + on-call + bonus + excellent benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £49,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Parity Professionals
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000-55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Awesome Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Excllent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Atos
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Dental, Parking
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago